Tropical Infectious Diseases Book

Tropical Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Richard L. Guerrant
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1644
  • ISBN 10 : 0443079080

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Tropical Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

Due to increased travel in isolated regions, clinicians are more likely to encounter tropical diseases than ever before. This modern textbook comprehensively covers all tropical diseases. Written by an internationally renowned group of contributors, it covers the pathogens, syndromes, and organ systems. It is profusely illustrated, including life cycles for all significant organisms. Discusses the principles of parasite biology, epidemiology, and analyses diagnostic approaches to syndromes such as fever, rash, eosinophilia, and anaemia. Covers a full range of tropical diseases including those caused by bacterial, mycobacterial, spirochetal, chlamydial, parasitic, rickettsial and viral infections. Employs a consistent chapter organisation for each pathogen, beginning with the organism and its history, taxonomy and epidemiology, and progressing through its pathogenesis and immunology to diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, and prevention. Visually clarifies the interrelationships between parasites, humans, and the ecology with 30 detailed life-cycle drawings. Reviews all the latest developments on the immunology, pathogenesis, and genetics of virulence, as well as the newest molecular approaches to diagnosis and control. Includes maps detailing specific diseases indigenous to certain parts of the world, and an abundance of figures, algorithms, and tables. Enables further researching with over 14,000 references. Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-618-5

Manson s Tropical Diseases E Book Book

Manson s Tropical Diseases E Book


  • Author : Jeremy Farrar
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2013-10-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1530
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702053061

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Manson s Tropical Diseases E Book Excerpt :

From the difficult to diagnose to the difficult to treat, Manson’s Tropical Diseases prepares you to effectively handle whatever your patients may have contracted. Featuring an internationally recognized editorial team, global contributors, and expert authors, this revised and updated medical reference book provides you with the latest coverage on parasitic and infectious diseases from around the world. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Incorporate the latest therapies into your practice, such as recently approved drugs and new treatment options. Find what you need easily and apply it quickly with highlighted key information, convenient boxes and tables, extensive cross-referencing, and clinical management diagrams. Make the most accurate Tropical Disease diagnoses through a completely redesigned and modernized format, which includes full-color images throughout. Apply the latest treatment strategies for HIV/AIDS, tropical neurology, malaria, and much more. Put the latest international expertise to work for you and your patients with new chapters covering Global Health; Global Health Governance and Tropical Diseases; Non-communicable Diseases; Obesity in the Tropics; and Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine in Resource-poor Settings. See which diseases are most prevalent in specific areas of the tropics through a new index of diseases by country, as well as online-only maps that provide additional detail. Better understand the variations in treatment approaches across the globe.

Hunter s Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases E Book Book

Hunter s Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases E Book


  • Author : Edward T Ryan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-03-25
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1264
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323625500

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Hunter s Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases E Book Excerpt :

New emerging diseases, new diagnostic modalities for resource-poor settings, new vaccine schedules ... all significant, recent developments in the fast-changing field of tropical medicine. Hunter’s Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases, 10th Edition, keeps you up to date with everything from infectious diseases and environmental issues through poisoning and toxicology, animal injuries, and nutritional and micronutrient deficiencies that result from traveling to tropical or subtropical regions. This comprehensive resource provides authoritative clinical guidance, useful statistics, and chapters covering organs, skills, and services, as well as traditional pathogen-based content. You’ll get a full understanding of how to recognize and treat these unique health issues, no matter how widespread or difficult to control. Includes important updates on malaria, leishmaniasis, tuberculosis and HIV, as well as coverage of Ebola, Zika virus, Chikungunya, and other emerging pathogens. Provides new vaccine schedules and information on implementation. Features five all-new chapters: Neglected Tropical Diseases: Public Health Control Programs and Mass Drug Administration; Health System and Health Care Delivery; Zika; Medical Entomology; and Vector Control – as well as 250 new images throughout. Presents the common characteristics and methods of transmission for each tropical disease, as well as the applicable diagnosis, treatment, control, and disease prevention techniques. Contains skills-based chapters such as dentistry, neonatal pediatrics and ICMI, and surgery in the tropics, and service-based chapters such as transfusion in resource-poor settings, microbiology, and imaging. Discusses maladies such as delusional parasitosis that are often seen in returning travelers, including those making international adoptions, transplant patients, medical tourists, and more.

The NET Heart Book Book

The NET Heart Book


  • Author : Clara Saldarriaga
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323911238

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Neglected Tropical Diseases and other Infectious Diseases Affecting the Heart provides a comprehensive and systematic review on the literature surrounding Neglected Tropical Diseases and infectious diseases and how they affect the heart. Written by Emerging Leaders of the Interamerican Society of Cardiology (SIAC), the book includes the latest research findings, covering the cardiac involvement of a range of viral, bacterial and parasitic diseases, including COVID19, HIV, Zika, Lyme Disease, and more. Chapters cover epidemiology, the physiopathology of cardiovascular involvement, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for each disease, making the book suitable to researchers, scientists, clinicians and physicians in the field. Covers the cardiac involvement of a range of viral, bacterial and parasitic diseases, including COVID19, HIV, Influenza, Lyme Disease, and more Explains the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular ailments in neglected tropical diseases Written in an easy to read manner with figures, illustrations and tables to aid understanding Contains chapter formatted with an Introduction, Epidemiology, Physiopathology of Cardiovascular (CV) involvement, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Discussion and Conclusions

Forgotten People  Forgotten Diseases Book

Forgotten People Forgotten Diseases


  • Author : Peter J. Hotez
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-07-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN 10 : 9781555818753

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Forgotten People Forgotten Diseases Excerpt :

Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases Second Edition The neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are the most common infections of the world's poor, but few people know about these diseases and why they are so important. This second edition of Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases provides an overview of the NTDs and how they devastate the poor, essentially trapping them in a vicious cycle of extreme poverty by preventing them from working or attaining their full intellectual and cognitive development. Author Peter J. Hotez highlights a new opportunity to control and perhaps eliminate these ancient scourges, through alliances between nongovernmental development organizations and private-public partnerships to create a successful environment for mass drug administration and product development activities. Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases also Addresses the myriad changes that have occurred in the field since the previous edition. Describes how NTDs have affected impoverished populations for centuries, changing world history. Considers the future impact of alliances between nongovernmental development organizations and private-public partnerships. Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases is an essential resource for anyone seeking a roadmap to coordinate global advocacy and mobilization of resources to combat NTDs.

Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine E Book Book

Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine E Book


  • Author : Camilla Rothe
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-03-19
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702058264

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Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine E Book Excerpt :

Test your knowledge in tropical medicine with Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine! Boasting an easily accessible, highly templated format and full-color photographs throughout, this medical reference book is designed to help anyone in the field better identify the tropical diseases they'll encounter. As a companion product to Manson's Tropical Diseases, Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine offers over 75 cases covering today's most prevalent diseases. It's an ideal study tool for infectious diseases fellows, doctors preparing for exams, primary care doctors with patients returning from abroad, and global health nurses and practitioners alike. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Stay at the forefront of tropical medicine with in-depth coverage of the latest research, including tropical neurology and AIDS- and HIV-associated diseases and treatments. Study as efficiently as possible with help from a Q&A format and succinct summary boxes. Expand your knowledge concerning rare and neglected tropical diseases, as well as how diagnosis and treatment takes place in resource-poor settings. Gain a complete understanding of tropical diseases with this companion product to Manson's Tropical Diseases, 23rd Edition (ISBN: 978-0-7020-5101-2). A reading list at the end of each case will directly refer to a corresponding chapter in Manson's, further expediting study.

Essentials of Tropical Infectious Diseases Book

Essentials of Tropical Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Richard L. Guerrant
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 664
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015050794661

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Essentials of Tropical Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

This concise practice-oriented guide provides the clinically relevant information needed to evaluate, care for, and treat patients with a variety of diseases caused by infections and parasites found in the tropics. Divided into two sections for ease of reference, the first considers clinical syndromes and related issues, while the second section addresses diseases caused by bacterial, parasitic, viral, and fungal infections.

Updates in Tropical Medicine  An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America Book

Updates in Tropical Medicine An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America


  • Author : Michael Libman
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-02-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323655125

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Updates in Tropical Medicine An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America Excerpt :

With consultation of Dr. Helen Boucher, Drs. Libman and Younsouni have put together an issue that provides current updates on a wide range of topics in tropical medicine. They have enlisted top experts from around the world to offer their expertise on state-of-the-art diagnosis, treatment, and management. The clinical reviews in this issue are devoted to: Tropical Diseases: Definition, Geographic Distribution, Transmission, and Classification; Venomous Bites, Stings, and Poisoning; What’s New in Management in the Management of Malaria; Human African Trypanosomiasis; American Trypanosomiasis; Leishmaniasis – Recent Developments in the Diagnosis and Management; Enteric Infections: New Paradigms for Causality and Key Pathogens; Enteric Infections: New Paradigms for Morbidity; Strongyloides, the Neglected NTD: Current Concepts for Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; Cysticercosis: State-of the Art Management; Arboviruses and Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers; Laboratory Diagnosis of Tropical Infections; Diagnostics During Public Health Emergencies: Lessons from Ebola and Zika; Antimicrobial Resistance; Migration Medicine in 2018; and Richettsiosis: Practical Update. Readers will come away with the information they need to make clinical decisions with confidence.

Tropical Infectious Diseases Book

Tropical Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Ranjan L. Fernando
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-01-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 331
  • ISBN 10 : 1900151391

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Tropical Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

This book provides a coverage of tropical disease due to parasites.

In Her Lifetime Book

In Her Lifetime


  • Author : Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1996-03-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309175883

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In Her Lifetime Excerpt :

The relative lack of information on determinants of disease, disability, and death at major stages of a woman's lifespan and the excess morbidity and premature mortality that this engenders has important adverse social and economic ramifications, not only for Sub-Saharan Africa, but also for other regions of the world as well. Women bear much of the weight of world production in both traditional and modern industries. In Sub-Saharan Africa, for example, women contribute approximately 60 to 80 percent of agricultural labor. Worldwide, it is estimated that women are the sole supporters in 18 to 30 percent of all families, and that their financial contribution in the remainder of families is substantial and often crucial. This book provides a solid documentary base that can be used to develop an agenda to guide research and health policy formulation on female health--both for Sub-Saharan Africa and for other regions of the developing world. This book could also help facilitate ongoing, collaboration between African researchers on women's health and their U.S. colleagues. Chapters cover such topics as demographics, nutritional status, obstetric morbidity and mortality, mental health problems, and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.

An Overview of Tropical Diseases Book

An Overview of Tropical Diseases


  • Author : Amidou Samie
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2015-12-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535122241

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An Overview of Tropical Diseases Excerpt :

Tropical diseases affect millions of people throughout the world and particularly in the developing countries. The millennium development goals had specifically targeted HIV/AIDS and Malaria for substantial reduction as well as Tuberculosis while many other tropical diseases have been neglected. The new sustainable development goals have not made such distinction and have targeted all diseases for elimination for the improvement of the quality of life of human beings on earth. The present book was developed to provide an update on issues relevant to the treatment of selected tropical diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis and ectoparasites such as chiggers which are widely distributed throughout the world. The control of these infections has been hampered by the development of drug resistance and the lack of the development of new and more effective drugs. The understanding of the biochemical processes underlying drug activity is therefore essential for the potential elimination of these infections.

Imported Infectious Diseases Book

Imported Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Fernando Cobo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781908818737

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Imported Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

The increase of immigrant population in developed countries (mainly in Europe and North America) together with an important increase of international travel worldwide are the two most important causes that have contributed to the introduction and diagnosis of imported/tropical infectious diseases in these countries. These factors have had an important impact in developed countries in both social and economic aspects. Imported Infectious Diseases focuses not only on describing the infections, but also in evaluating the current epidemiology, the economic and social impact and the possibility to apply immunization measures and vaccines. The main purpose of this book is to give an overview of the current most important and frequent imported infectious diseases in developed countries. The first chapter informs about the medical services that are being offered to the immigrants in the main developed countries depending on the legal situation. Following chapters describe the main surveillance systems for these kinds of diseases, mainly in Europe and North America. Finally, remaining chapters contain sections on epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Manson s Tropical Diseases Book

Manson s Tropical Diseases


  • Author : Gordon Charles Cook
  • Publisher : Bailliere Tindall Limited
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Tropical medicine
  • Pages : 1779
  • ISBN 10 : 0702017647

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Manson s Tropical Diseases Excerpt :

This reference guide to tropical medicine contains a strong practical clinical bias, offering advice on the diagnosis and management of each particular disorder. This edition includes more information on non-infectious tropical disorders, as well as new photographs and colour pictures.

Neglected Tropical Diseases   Latin America and the Caribbean Book

Neglected Tropical Diseases Latin America and the Caribbean


  • Author : Carlos Franco-Paredes
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-05-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN 10 : 9783709114223

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Neglected Tropical Diseases Latin America and the Caribbean Excerpt :

This book addresses the major neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) – based on their prevalence and the years of healthy life lost to disability – in Latin American and Caribbean countries. These include Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, hookworm infection, and other soil-transmitted helminth infections, followed by dengue, schistosomiasis, leishmaniasis, leprosy, cysticercosis, bartonellosis, Plasmodium vivax malaria, and onchocerciasis. Topics like disease burden, major manifestations and approaches to the control and elimination of NTDs in Latin America and the Caribbean are discussed in detail. As such, the book will be of general interest to basic researchers and clinicians engaged in infectious disease, tropical medicine, and parasitology, and a must-have for scientists specialized in the characteristics of this region of the world.​

Tropical Infectious Diseases Book

Tropical Infectious Diseases


  • Author : Richard L. Guerrant
  • Publisher : W B Saunders Company
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1130
  • ISBN 10 : 0702039357

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Tropical Infectious Diseases Excerpt :

Drs. Richard L. Guerrant, David H. Walker, and Peter F. Weller, they deliver the expert, encyclopedic guidance you need to overcome the toughest clinical challenges in diagnosing and treating diseases caused by infectious agents from tropical regions. Sweeping updates to this 3rd edition include vaccines, SARS, hepatitis A-E, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, tick-borne encephalitis and Omsk hemorrhagic fever, human papilloma virus, and mucormycosis. New full-color images throughout allow you to more accurately view the clinical manifestations of each disease and better visualize the life cycles of infectious agents. Definitive, state-of-the-art coverage of pathophysiology as well as clinical management makes this the reference you'll want to consult - in print - whenever you are confronted with tropical infections, whether familiar or unfamiliar! Be fully prepared to treat both the expected and the unfamiliar with Guerrant, Walker and Weller's ultimate encyclopedic guide to tropical medicine.